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Pacquiao Says He Spoke To Mayweather on The Phone

By Ryan Maquinana

In an interview last night with Dyan Castillejo of Filipino TV network ABS-CBN , Manny Pacquiao revealed that he spoke to Floyd Mayweather on the telephone regarding their proposed superfight. Mayweather is trying to get Pacquiao to fight him on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

“O.K. naman yung ano, mag usap…tuloy sa negotiation (It went O.K., the talk about the negotiation proceeds forward),” Pacquiao said.

Castillejo then asked the reigning WBO welterweight champion to confirm that he had spoken directly to Mayweather.

"Yes, Sabi ko aprub na sa akin ang 50-50, walang problema anytime. Nasa 'yo na 'yun. Maghihintay kami kung O.K. na sa iyo (Yes.  I said that the 50/50 was approved and there’s no problem.  Anytime.  It’s in your hands.  We’ll just wait if it’s O.K. with you),” he said.

Ryan Maquiñana is the boxing correspondent for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. He’s also a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and Ring Magazine’s Ratings Advisory Panel. E-mail him at [email protected] , check out his blog at www.maqdown.com , or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PAKYO on 01-22-2012

[QUOTE=borikua;11685920]That's what you guys are hoping right?[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=SpeedKillz;11685923]go back in your cave and change your tampon you whiny troll [/QUOTE] [QUOTE=COACH WEBB;11685932]A Pactard's dream come true.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=COACH WEBB;11685962]Ohhhh mannnn! you really told me!!! green k and i'll donate a millions…

Comment by LeG00N on 01-21-2012

[QUOTE=Rip Chudd;11686242]Man this fool is trying to convince himself that Floyd won't agree to 50/50. It's like if HE says it enough it'll come true. Pac stans are something else man. LOL[/QUOTE] .......well this is awkward lol

Comment by PAKYO on 01-21-2012

[QUOTE=Rip Chudd;11686233]SMH man you're dumb. Ok Floyd agreed to 50/50 2 years ago, Pac has done better numbers since then. So please explain why Floyd woudn't agree to 50/50 now. Seems like you're just trying to come up with reasons…

Comment by Someone88 on 01-21-2012

That's great!

Comment by BABYBOXER on 01-21-2012

[QUOTE=lfc19titles;11686130]floyd will not agree to a 50-50 pac has agreed to ost and seems to have agreed to may 5th now but floyd will want more tha 50[/QUOTE] it looks like you were damn right with this ^^^ 'am sure…

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